Vegan White Russian Recipe

Vegan White Russian Recipe

How To Make Vegan White Russian

Want a glass of white Russian but can’t drink dairy? This vegan version uses homemade cashew milk but still tastes delicious and perfect for your holiday parties.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Soaking Time: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 10 minutes



For Cashew Cream

  • 1cupraw cashews
  • 2cupswaterdivided, plus more for soaking
  • 2tbspmaple syruptaste
  • 2tspvanilla extract

Per cocktail

  • 1ozvodka
  • 1ozKahluarum and coffee liqueur
  • 2ozcashew cream


Cashew Cream:

  1. For ultra creamy results, soak the cashews in water for 2 to 4 hours. Drain them, then rinse the cashews under running water.

  2. Place the drained cashews in your blender and add 1 cup of the water.

  3. Blend the mixture on high until the cashews are totally pulverized and the mixture is very creamy.

  4. Add the remaining 1 cup of water, the maple syrup and vanilla extract, and blend again. Taste, and blend in additional maple syrup if you’d like it to be sweeter.


  1. Fill a short cocktail glass with ice. Pour in the vodka, followed by the Kahlua and cashew cream. Lightly swirl the contents with a spoon, and enjoy.

Recipe Notes


If your cashew milk still has tiny bits of cashews in it, pour it through a fine metal sieve into a glass.



  • Calories: 1258.75kcal
  • Fat: 82.48g
  • Saturated Fat: 23.99g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 39.39g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 11.80g
  • Carbohydrates: 84.99g
  • Fiber: 4.62g
  • Sugar: 45.96g
  • Protein: 26.72g
  • Cholesterol: 77.68mg
  • Sodium: 65.41mg
  • Calcium: 144.88mg
  • Potassium: 1072.54mg
  • Iron: 9.44mg
  • Vitamin A: 233.03µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.04mg
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